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Bill Chappell

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At 113, Woman Lies About Her Age So She Can Join Facebook

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Born in 1900, Anna Stoehr has seen dramatic shifts in technology. But when the Minnesota woman tried to create a Facebook account, she hit a snag. The service couldn't handle her early birthdate.

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Survey: Latin America Ranks Last In Respect For Women

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A survey of people in 148 countries finds that those in Latin America are least likely to say women who live there are treated with respect and dignity, ranking below the Middle East.

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Kim Jong Un Makes First Public Appearance In More Than A Month

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The North Korean leader's disappearance from the public eye led to speculation that he had suffered from a serious medical problem — or even a coup. New photos from state media show him using a cane.

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'A Strange Situation' Indeed: Leech Spends Weeks In Woman's Nose

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mr. Curly. That's the name Daniela Liverani gave the 3-inch leech that doctors found living in her nostril last week. With that tone of creepiness established, we can now provide more details.

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North Carolina And Alaska Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Monday, October 13, 2014

A shift in the two states is among the cascading effects of the Supreme Court's refusal to review any appeals in same-sex marriage cases in its current term.

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Ebola Screening At JFK Airport Flagged 91 Travelers; None Had Virus

Monday, October 13, 2014

In the wake of the first case of Ebola being contracted in the U.S., CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden discusses plans to stop the disease and apologizes for an implication some saw in his remarks Sunday.

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North Korea Says Thousands Of U.S. Soldiers' Remains Are At Risk

Monday, October 13, 2014

The remains of several thousand U.S. soldiers who died in the Korean War are "left here and there uncared and carried away en masse," a North Korean military spokesman said Monday.

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Pistorius Should Serve 3 Years' House Arrest, Prison Official Says

Monday, October 13, 2014

At a sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius, a court-appointed prison social worker says the South African athlete's punishment for culpable homicide should include three years of house arrest.

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U.S. Strikes At ISIS In Kobani As Kurds Claim Progress

Monday, October 13, 2014

As the U.S.-led coalition carried out strikes on areas east and south of Kobani in Syria, new reports emerged about Turkey's role in supporting the fight against ISIS.

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French Economist Wins Nobel For Work On Regulating Big Business

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Nobel committee said Jean Tirole has helped to reshape regulators' policies with his idea that the same rules have different effects — good and bad — in different industries.

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Striking Mosaic Found In Greek Tomb Dates From 4th Century B.C.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Dating from the last quarter of the 4th century B.C., the mosaic covers a space of nearly 15 feet by 10 feet. It features two horses, a man and the god Hermes, in colorful detail.

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Cyclone Hudhud Blasts India With Winds Topping 120 MPH

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Cyclone Hudhud is being blamed for several deaths after it struck the port city of Visakhapatnam (often called Vizag), destroying shops and snapping power lines along the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

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In St. Louis, A Rally And Protests Over Police Shootings

Sunday, October 12, 2014

More than 1,000 people hit the city's streets to protest the recent killing of young black men by police. While much of the event has been peaceful, some arrests took place last night.

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U.S. And Other Nations Pledge $5.4 Billion To Rebuild Gaza

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The total far surpasses the $4 billion Palestinians had said was needed after the recent 50-day war. The U.S. promised $212 million at the session, which Israel agreed not to attend.

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CDC Cites 'Breach' In Ebola Protocol As Second Texas Case Emerges

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The worker, who helped care for the first patient to die from the Ebola virus in the U.S., reported a low fever Friday night. She is in stable condition; tests confirmed she has Ebola Sunday.

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The Empire Strikes Back: The Fan-Made Version

Saturday, October 11, 2014

A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner Star Wars Uncut, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation that shows both the contributors' talents and their passion for the original.

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New Hepatitis C Pill Promises Faster Treatment, At A Higher Cost

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The new product brings several advances, but it also has a steep price tag, reported at $1,125 per tablet. Its maker reported billions in sales of a related drug approved last year.

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Republican And Democrat Make Headlines For 'Nicest' Election Race

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The two have agreed not to mess with each other's yard signs. "This office is bigger than us," one candidate for a county sheriff's post in northern Kentucky says.

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Ebola Deaths Top 4,000; Screening Begins At New York's JFK Airport

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.

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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.

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